Chennai Metro: Tests for airport segment starts

Chennai Metro: Tests for airport segment starts

Chennai Metro Rail Test Run till Tirusoolam

Chennai Metro Tests for airport segment starts

A set of Chennai Metro Rail trains to be operated on the 9 km stretch between Little Mount and Chennai Airport is reportedly being fitness tested by the Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO).

Meanwhile, the underground stretch of Chennai Metro Rail from Thirumangalam to Shenoy Nagar may be electrified in about two weeks. According to officials of Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL), the train was operated through this stretch with shunting loco and an inspection was carried out.

In the meantime, the summer season has brought cheer to the Metro Rail service in the city, that has seen increased footfall from March. According to the authorities of Chennai Metro Rail Limited, with the holidays in full swing for students and others, the number of users in the Koyambedu-Alandur stretch. According to estimates, five lakh people have used the service in March and April.